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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·u·vi·ate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Exuviated, p. pr. & vb. n. Exuviating.]  Zoöl. To she
 d an old covering or condition preliminary to taking on a new one; to molt.
    There is reason to suppose that very old crayfish do not exuviate every year.   --Huxley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "out dog sheds every
          Spring" [syn: shed, molt, moult, slough]